1769

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Year 1769
April 13: James Cook arrives in Tahiti on the Endeavour.

Events

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

October 23: Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot demonstrates his steam-wagon.

Date unknown

Births

Deaths



 

A Birth

TitleBornDiedSummaryDescription
Arthur Wellesley1 May 176914 September 1852Soldier
Politician
The Duke of Wellington


References

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  2. "The Ethics and Philosophy of By-Elections", by J.G. Swift MacNeill, in The Fortnightly Review (April 1, 1920) p557
  3. Patent 913; specification accepted January 5.
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  7. https://archive.org/details/cassellschronolo0000will/page/325
  8. Joan Garvey and Mary Lou Widmer, Beautiful Crescent: A History of New Orleans (Pelican Publishing, 2012) pp62-63
  9. Denis De Lucca, Jesuits and Fortifications: The Contribution of the Jesuits to Military Architecture in the Baroque Age (BRILL, 2012) pp315-316
  10. Terry, Martin; Hall, Susan (2008). Cook's Endeavour Journal: The Inside Story. Canberra: National Library of Australia. p. 90.
  11. Jones, Oakah L., Jr. (1997). "Spanish Penetrations to the North of New Spain". In Allen, John Logan (ed.). North American Exploration, Volume 2: A Continent Defined. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. p. 62.
  12. Barrow, John (1807). Some Account of the Public Life, and a Selection from the Unpublished Writings of the Earl of Macartney. II. London: Cadell and Davies. p. 151.